The excuse of a new practice cannot be stretched over more than 2-3 years. Bar Council of India needs to implement stringent procedures to regulate its own conduct in terms of organising the exam. One can only hope that the subsequent bar exams uphold some level of dignity and prestige associated with an exam which
Since he is already aggrieved, the lawyer’s first step is to calm him down. Opt for a conversational style while talking to or interrogating your client. Being too professional might not be taken very well by both the client and the judges.
I honestly feel that in law school there should be sessions on goal setting, career planning and so on.I primarily tell my interns to remember one fundamental rule - that money is a byproduct and not the goal. If you wait for 5 – 7 years, the rewards would be enormous but nobody wants to
CLAT 2013 will see nearly 30,000 aspirants fight it out for a seat in one of the 14 National Law Universities: NLSIU Bangalore, NALSAR Hyderabad, NLIU Bhopal, NUJS Kolkata, NLU Jodhpur, HNLU Raipur, GNLU Gandhinagar, RMLNLU Lucknow, RGNUL Patiala, CNLU Patna, NUALS Kochi, NLUO Orissa, NUSRL Ranchi, and NLUJA Assam.
There's not much point "chilling" through the five years. The whole point of spending megabucks on premier institutions is so one gets a respectable placement / job and one has to be a fool of elephantine proportions to not even know what they want to do at the end of the fifth year! Interview
My seniors were some of those who never tasted the Indian side of the legal experience, I thought of them as interns who need some guidance in life. But I got swayed with the lavish life that these corporates give you. I bought a house with the bonus that I earned there, but
Question: I am in my 4th year and have at least 2-3 internships left. In one of your articles you mentioned that internships at this stage should be more career oriented.
I am preparing for the Civil Services Exam and would like to pursue a career in Indian Administration.
My query is what type of internships should
I have, however learnt that clinical professionalism, responsible authorities, overqualified mentors, exceptional brilliance, due appreciation, hefty paychecks, extended holidays and the like are as much a part of the workplace as are the likes of corruption, nepotism, unmerited appreciation, unwarranted demotions, idiotic powers-that-be, overworking, underpaying, thirty hour days and dispirited performers. Interview by Neeati
Thomson Reuters has launched the Legal Advancement program (LAP) to impart practical legal skills training to students to make them job ready. The benefit of the program start showing up even before the students complete the LLB program. As interns they are able to contribute far better
The rounds were really good. The judges were absolutely fantastic. Since all three judges were High Court judges, they knew the law very well and asked very pin-pointed questions. In fact, they asked so many questions that the round went on for almost 2.5 hours. Interview taken by by Neeati Narayan
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Let’s just say, the loneliness ignited the fire in me to get done with this baby. I used to spend around 4 hours each night working on the book.Finding them [the publishers] again, was out of coincidence. I had ordered a book from Flipkart and the moment it reached, I noticed the publishers, searched
So recently, I got over my utter indifference (and apprehension) over calling the law firms after going through a really bad experience half a year back.
I thought, what the hell man, what loss over the phone. So I picked up that phone and dialled that number.
Guys, two internships were confirmed to me.
Never judge a team before facing them with regards to their capability- do not underestimate them, and more importantly, never underestimate yourself! To quote a cliched achiever's advice- Don't think about the results and do your best, if karma plays a role here, you will return shining, and drunk. Interview by Rohan Mukherjee, Campus
When you start a firm you need to do everything, right from fixing the internet that does not work to a client meeting. We got our first fee payment on the 3rd month since opening and it was for Rs.800 and there was a sense of pride when we got the cheque with the name
This was where the nuts and bolts came in. The President became the plumber. The CEO became the carpenter. I sat down with courses on web-designing. Make your notes, whittle down your vision from impractical to practical, and big to small. By Kirthi Jayakumar
Adv. Sanjay Upadhyay, founder of ELDF, the first environmental law firm shared his views on what is environmental law and why it provides remarkable opportunities as a career. Notes from his talk delivered as a part of the NUJS' Environmental Law Workshop. By Debkanya Naskar
As Socrates said: Marry if you find a good wife you will be happy if you find a bad wife, you will be a philosopher. Sadly my experience has been far from pleasant but I got to read and understand an amazing variety of matters; from murders and rapes to property disputes and rent control